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Starcom India Bags Nykaa’s media mandate

Starcom has won the media duties of Nykaa, the Indian multi-brand beauty retailer selling cosmetics and wellness products. The business was won as part of a hotly contested pitch, in which leading agency groups participated.

Rathi Gangappa, CEO, Starcom India says, “This is a prestigious win for us. Starcom through its Human Experience approach and focus will drive powerful, data-driven communications for Nykaa, a brand that revolutionizes the beauty and wellness products business. Through innovative ideas and fresh thinking and insights on the brand, we demonstrated strong media value and will help Nykaa exceed its core marketing KPI’s. We look forward to partnering with Nykaa on their expansion plans and are committed to their growth and success.”

Hitesh Malhotra, Chief Marketing Officer, Nykaa.com says, “Starcom brings in a mature team that understands the periphery of beauty and the dynamicity of eCommerce – both of which are sacrosanct to Nykaa. In a fragmented landscape where the consumer’s attention is split across multiple devices, it is imperative that knowledge of omnichannel messaging is delivered through the sheer power of media, partnerships, and innovation. Starcom’s valuable media inputs, experience, and expertise will enhance our brand further; their hunger and startup culture of collaboration truly mirrors our own. We are confident that Starcom will help us unlock new consumer connections and will maximize returns on our media investments.”